Nov 4, 2009
Astronaut photograph was acquired on September 8, 2005, with a Kodak 760C digital camera with a 400 mm lens, and is provided by the ISS Crew Earth Observations experiment and the Image Science & Analysis Group, Johnson Space Center. The supports the laboratory to help astronauts take pictures of Earth that will be of the greatest value to scientists and the public, and to make those images freely available on the Internet. Additional images taken by astronauts and cosmonauts can be viewed at the . Landsat Enhanced Thematic Mapper data is provided by the Applied Science Directorate at Stennis Space Center.